This is an analysis of the poem Three Kinds Of A Rogue that begins with:

Sharon, ambitious of immortal shame,
Fame's dead-wall daubed with his illustrious name... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabbcXddeeddddffccggXdcchXh ddiijjkkkkhhkkaallkkk ddccffmmcXggXjhhXfccXccXeeXdnnooiikkjjcchhggg ffccddppiidX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,21,45,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1001000101 101110001001 1001011101 1101011101 1111001101 1101010101 1110010101 11011111110 0101011101 1101010101 1101110101 1101010101 1101010101 1101010101 1001110101 0111010111 1101111101 1101010101 10001001101 0101110101 1100010111 1001010001 1011011000 1101010001 01010010111 11001011101 1101010101 110101101 1111010101 1011000101 1011110101 0101011101 1101010101 1100011101 00101010001 0101011101 0101001101 0101110101 1101110101 1111110001 1101010101 0101001110 1111000111 1001010001 1101010101 0101001101 11010011001 1001010101 1100010101 0101000101 1101010101 0111000111 0111010001 1101010101 1101011101 1011011101 1111000101 0011000101 0101010001 11110011110 0101010101 1101010101 1101010110 0101110101 0111010111 0111010101 0101010101 1001110101 1101010101 0101001101 1100110110 1111000101 0101010001 11110101100 1101010101 1001010101 1001011101 1001000101 1101001101 0101100101 0101001101 100100001 1111010111 1010011101 0101110101 1011110101 1001010111 1101000111 1101010101 0101000101 0111000101 0011100101 1111011101 1111110101 1101010101 1001011101 1101010111 0101011111 0101010001 0111111101 1111001101 1010010101 0111010011 1111010100 1101011101 1000010011 111000111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1128
  • Average number of words per stanza: 194
  • Amount of lines: 109
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, his, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, the are repeated.

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